Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Grumman TBM-3E Avenger, N3969A: Incident occurred August 27, 2018 at Carson City Airport (KCXP), Nevada

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Reno, Nevada

Landed in a ditch with damage to the prop.

https://registry.faa.gov/N3969A

Date: 27-AUG-18
Time: 22:15:00Z
Regis#: N3969A
Aircraft Make: GRUMMAN
Aircraft Model: TBM 3E
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: EMERGENCY DESCENT (EMG)
Operation: 91
City: CARSON CITY
State: NEVADA



Carson City Fire Department and sheriff's deputies were called late Monday morning to the Carson City Airport for an incident involving an airplane that went off the runway and into a ditch.

The incident happened at around 11:40 a.m. near the west runway. Occupants inside the plane did not suffer injuries. Arriving Carson City Fire Department personnel reports there was no fluid leaking and no fire as a result of the incident.

It is unknown at this time if the plane was taking off, landing or taxiing on the runway at the time of the incident. The FAA was to be notified of the incident. 

Original article can be found here ➤ https://carsonnow.org

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